Workforce, training and education
East of England

Welcome to Paediatrics in the East of England


We at Paediatrics East of England, are a friendly and supportive team striving to provide high quality training for doctors in the Easternmost part of England and the United Kingdom.

Our 17 training hospitals are spread across a richly diverse population and landscapes, with posts available in Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk. With a variety of Tertiary Centres and District General Hospitals, there is something for everyone.

Our team of Training Programme Directors are particularly supportive, and where possible facilitate rotations to meet individual training needs. Trainees are able to apply to specific geographical areas within the Region, with flexibility to move as their training progresses.

We offer support for Clinical Fellow roles in Leadership and Education with additional funding to study leading up to Post graduate certificates for motivated trainees.

Highlights of training with us in the East of England include :  

  • A personal approach to training provision, opportunities to join research groups
  • Regular study days for all grades of trainee ( 6 per year for ST1 - 4  and 8 per year for ST5 and above )
  • Annual PAFTAs awards ceremony where excellent trainees and colleagues are celebrated!
  • Ready for registrar study days and simulation skill events across the region.
  • Support for trainees returning to work
  • East of England daenery endorsed MRCPCH Clinical course which boasts of seasoned senior clinical examiners and with a proven high pass rate.
  • Home to the internationally successful NPEG online educational sessions ( Norfolk Paediatric Education Group).
  • Home to a vibrant trainee led research group: CHEERI (Child Health East of England Research Initiative).
  • Home to PURE (Paediatric Undergraduate Regional Educator) program which offers trainees a unique opportunity to hone their teaching skills delivering teaching to medical students whilst receiving mentorship and support towards becoming more effective educators.

There are always opportunities to get involved, and we pride ourselves on being a community, not just a training programme.

Monday, 10 February, 2020
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